A Linn County judge considering whether to continue a restraining order against the state Department of Environmental Quality will resume hearing arguments and testimony on Wednesday, in a case involving the Lebanon-based manufacturer Entek International. 12 more words
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County rankings expose health differences
Benton and Linn counties both held steady in this year’s health rankings, with Benton coming in as the third-healthiest among Oregon’s 36 counties for the fourth straight year and Linn rated No. 49 more words
The Linn County Road Department will oversee restoration of the Gilkey Covered Bridge this summer, according to County Engineer Chuck Knoll.
“This will be the fourth covered bridge restoration project Linn County has completed in the last five years,” he said. 56 more words
State data indicate the local economy continues to climb out of the recession.
The mid-Willamette Valley’s unemployment rates stayed low in January, and Linn and Benton counties also have added more than 1,400 workers over the past year, according to figures released by the Oregon Employment Department on Tuesday. 9 more words